In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today.
Blitz Britain: Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II
These eerie pictures show all that remains of a fleet of World War II fighter planes. The rotting planes lie derelict at an abandoned aeroplane graveyard in Newbury, Ohio, amongst overgrown foliage and scrap metal.
A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one year old. Photo by Helmuth Pirath, 1956 World Press Photo of the Year